Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
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Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
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Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
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Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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